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Firefox refuses to open anything in new tab

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I am going to have to leave firefox. It refuses to load pages. No there are no add ons installed. It is a fresh install and still doesn't work. Can't work like this.

I am going to have to leave firefox. It refuses to load pages. No there are no add ons installed. It is a fresh install and still doesn't work. Can't work like this.

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I had the same issue. A refresh seemed to work...go to the Firefox menu > Help > More troubleshooting information... Then click on the "Refresh Firefox" button (top right corner).

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Hi Dominick, sorry to hear about this problem. Here is one possible reason for Firefox to be mostly useless from the address bar down:

Sometimes program installers and uninstallers remove certain shared Microsoft files, and in particular, the VCRUNTIME140_1.DLL file. Not finding this file where Firefox expects can break it.

To rule out that issue, you can (re)run Microsoft's installer for the VC Runtime files:

(A) Open https://docs.microsoft.com/en-US/cpp/windows/latest-supported-vc-redist?view=msvc-160#visual-studio-2015-2017-2019-and-2022

(B) In the "Visual Studio 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2022" section of the article, download the installer for your system:

  • 64-bit Windows: the "X64" download
  • 32-bit Windows: the "X86" download

(C) Run that installer and restart Windows.

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